Franzen on Film

February 13, 2014 | 1 book mentioned

The Corrections might never make it to screen, but Jonathan Franzen’s New Yorker essay on songbird poaching, “Emptying the Skies” (behind the paywall), is already a documentary. The film follows a group of bird lovers trying to save the endangered animals and even includes an interview with Franzen. Although the documentary just found a distributor, there is no word on an official release date. Until then, here’s the trailer.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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